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Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
to give up their babies. more than 1 million people in new zealand are taking part in what is believed to be the world's first nationwide earthquake drill. sirens were sounded across the country alerting people to take cover. it comes after last year's earthquake in christ church of which killed nearly 200 people. our correspondent duncan kennedy reports from the region. >> 9:26. the precise time the world's first countrywide earthquake drill began. this is wellington xoo in new zealand-- zoo in new zealand. it was the same been thousands of places all over new zealand. more than 1 million people took part, for around one-third of the total population. >> to make sure we keep letting them know to drop is what to do in an emergency. es andaging business an homes to be prepared and home and at work. >> last year's earthquake killed 185 people in christchurch and destroying hundreds of buildings. a royal commission into the disaster is due to produce its report in november. new zealand television has been running advertisements to alert people to the exercise, telling them how to respond.
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
, and the rotondaro family trust. new zealand has one of the top education systems in the world. to learn about the how and why of its success, i talked with the minister of education. i read these big reports, and they say that new zealand always is ranking in the top-10 of all school systems all over the world. what is the secret of success? >> there is no one secret of success. in order to get a system that is made up of many parts, one of them is that we have a highly inspirational culture as a society where a small country, -- we are a small country, the last stop before antarctica. we know that we have to trade to survive. to do that, we have designed -- to design products and services that the world wants. that means that our biggest resource is located between the two years of our citizens. that means we have to constantly ensure that how we contribute, we manage the resource, through our education system. we deliver those opportunities so that we have a very strong culture attitude of success and expectation. and the national curriculum that delivers the schools we're talking about. we
Sep 21, 2012 7:00am EDT
port. >> this is the first time in 30 years that an american defense secretary has visited new zealand. leon panetta was here to lift the ban on new zealand trip docking on american port. it started in 1986 after new zealand stopped nuclear vessels after they stopped america in its port. the united states needs new zealand as part of its strategy re-engaging with pacific nations. >> one of the elements of the strategy, the defense strategy that we put in place is aimed at trying to develop a rotational presence by the united states in this area that involves greater exercises, greater training, greater systems with the countries in this region and as i mentioned to the minister, i hope that we will be able to engage in those kinds of exercises in the near future. i think it would be beneficial. >> the expansion of china's armed forces is what concerns washington. although official chinese spending is far behind, the americans believe the truth is much higher. this week, a intelligent of american marines leaves northern australia after a six-month stay. another sign of closer u.s. ties
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
stop of the day today on your nbc station. >>> more than a million new zealanders came together, but not for fun and games. people in airports, schools and even zoos joined for the country's first national earthquake drill. the government hopes safety measures like taking cover under desks and benches will the take away. ironically, just minutes before the drill a 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit new zealand's west coast. >>> one of australia's largest aquariums has reopened for business. sydney's sea life aquarium was closed for nine months during its $10 million refurbishment. it was worth the wait though with the main attraction being introduced called the shark walk. look how cool that is. it's a glass viewing area featuring over 50 of the ocean's largest predators. he's smiling. how large? well, some of the creatures had to be brought in by crane. >>> and finally, one sky driver's dream to become supersonic is about to become reality. felix baumgartner will attempt to break the world record for the highest altitude sky dive when he jumps from the edge of space on october 8th. a
Sep 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
of disappointing sales, gauguin left again. he stopped in auckland, new zealand on his way back to tahiti. auckland was home to a museum with a superb collection of works representing the legacy of the maori people. the maori had migrated from tahiti and other parts of polynesia to new zealand centuries earlier. his brief stay in auckland finally gave gauguin a chance to see traces of the lost tahitian art he'd been seeking and inventing. he sketched them on the spot for future use. back in tahiti, his sketch of a maori treasure box inspired his painting of a vase holding sunflowers. east meets west in the mythic imagery that gauguin invented. he sought parallels between christianity and the spirituality of other cultures. "ave maria" shows a tahitian madonna and child being worshipped by two women inspired by a relief at borobudur. gauguin was intent on searching for a spiritual connection that he thought was the essence of humanity.
Sep 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
church, new zealand. it is the fourth year that new zealand's fire service and the american club of flight church -- american club of thrive church. >>> gao officials found that 4 out of 5 high-risk hospitals have failed to implement voluntary safeguards. the radioactive material could be used by terrorists to create a -- to create a dirty bomb. the gao is recommending more training at hospitals along with new mandatory safeguards lie -- safeguards, along with other materials. >> it can happen anywhere. it can happen in orinda, too. police say usually in a quiet suburb, it may increase patrols after reports of an incident involving a teenaged girl. >>> the bay area continues to warm up. >>> we'll show you some special historical video on b.a.r.t. on its first day of operation 40 years ago. [ female announcer ] every day, there's a new reason not to make a home-cooked meal. work, errands, a greasy bag of deep-fried easy. ♪ fortunately with hamburger helper's 40 varieties a home-cooked meal is never out of reach. hamburger helper. help is the way. there's no subtext... just taco
Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, young mothers. some are being forcefully torn apart in nigeria. the people of new zealand know only too well about the dangers of earthquakes and the importance of being prepared in an emergency. a large aftershock in christchurch last year killed nearly 200 people. that is why more than a million took part today in what is believed to be the world's first ever nationwide earthquake drill. sirens were sounded alerting people to take cover. our correspondent in the region said this report. >> 9:26, the world's first countrywide earthquake drill began. this is wellington in new zealand where benches a low level walls were used for cover. more than a million people took part, around a third of the total population. >> we want to make sure we keep driving home the drill to do in an emergency. we will follow-up with encouraging businesses and homes to be sure they are prepared at home and at work. >> the exercise was devised following last year's christchurch earthquake that killed 185 people and destroyed dozens of buildings. a report will be produced in november. it zealand television has
Sep 26, 2012 4:25am EDT
. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> still to come this morning, how people in new zealand are preparing for the big one more than a year after the deadly earthquake. >>> i'm angie goff with breaking news for the news 4 live desk. 17 people are dead and several others trapped after a bus plunges into a river in india. the bus carrying 45 passengers, including many school students, was on a bridge when it suddenly fell in the water. villagers are able to rescue 20 people. this happened about 30 miles east of mumbai. at the live desk, i'm angie goff. >> the furor over replacement referees in the nfl is growing this morning after the league upheld the final play of monday's maddening game. officials said that seahawks receiver golden tate should have been called for pass interference, but since he wasn't and the ruling on the field was a simultaneous catch, the call could not be overturned. usually, soft-spoken quarterback aaron rodgers isn't buying it. >> when the players hit the ground in the end zone, the officials determined that both tate and jennings have possession of the ball. i cal
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
move to new zealand. new zealand and australia have very relaxed rules about that kind of thing, they're part of the same commonwealth. woz says he just really likes new zealand. he said he will keep his american citizenship as well, so this isn't a tax issue. woz is a fixture in los gatos showing up in the apple lines are zipping down santa cruz avenue on his segway. if he's leaving, he'll be missed. >>> speaking of new zealand, the prime minister has made a formal apology to this man after it was revealed they illegally spied on him. he was arrested in a military-like raid at the request of the united states because of his involvement in a website called mega upload where people tended to store pirated films. brazilian police have released a google executive after google promised to take down a youtube video that a vertebbrazilian ju felt was offensive. those two stories are connected. in both cases you have websites got in trouble for what other users put online but in this case they held them responsible. >> very interesting. thank you very much, scott. >>> 6:16. a feared ocean pr
Sep 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
. it is taking place world wide. this was in new zealand as they paid tribute to those who died on the september of an attack this is the fourth held by the new zealand. >> and local bay-area wide events to remember the 911 attacks. may orf mayor be on folsom street for a flag remembrancer. gilroy. there'll be a commemorative ceremony in front of the police administration building. san jose will have a flame lighting ceremony at the gilroy memorial park at 9:00 a.m. we will continue to keep you updated and union city there will also be a memorial service. on the corner of smith st. that will feature music, a prayer and a reading of the victims. all of these details, 5:42. let us check out the weather. >> there is going to be cloud coverage expected but also sunshine and blue skies. it is a chilly start. mid '50s for the most part. novado, santa rosa. as we take a look accu-weather headlines. temperatures are expected to range into the upper 80s as we go towards this afternoon it looks like we could see more of an onshore flow. temperatures climbing into the '90s for the warmest inl
Sep 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
. this is new video from new zealand. first responders said prayers for those who paid the ultimate price. it is the year that new zealand's service and the american club of christ's church marked 9/11. >>> overnight, the chp is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash one that shut down east bay oakland for a while. witnesses are ared seeing the wreckage in the left lane of 580 right near the on ramp. they actually used their cars blocking off the crash scene until the police arrived. the man in his 060s died of his injuries and the cause of that crash continues. >>> they are looking to release radioactive contamination. u.s. navy contractors may have mishandled contaminated material. the navy is now preparing to transfer the former station over to san francisco for a new housing development at a cost of $105 million but everything depends on whether deadlines are met including cleaning up hazardous waste. >> sal was talking about construction, is it all cleaned up? >> there are some areas being cleaned up and you will see some road work in certain areas but starting off on the east shore
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
is set to visit japan, china, and new zealand this weekend. the trip is the latest move in the pivot to asia policy of the u.s. panetta is expected to discuss the territorial disputes during his trip to china. plans for panetta's tour were announced by pentagon spokesperson george little at a news conference on thursday. >> this weekend, secretary panetta will depart washington for his third visit to asia in eleven months as secretary of defense. >> the u.s. is urging china and the asean countries involved to draw up a legally binding code of conduct to ease tensions in the south china sea. the issue is likely to be a theme of panetta's visit to china. earlier this month, u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton visited china and some asean countries. the obama administration is highlighting its policy shift, which places new emphasis on the asia-pacific region. >>> next we have news in brief. in cambodia, the release of a key figure of the former khmer rouge regime has been postponed. a tribunal established by the united nations and cambodia earlier ordered ieng thirit to be set free
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
than 1.2 billion people have taken part in the first nationwide earthquake drill in new zealand. many students and company workers took part. the drill was based on a scenario involving a large quake occurring in early work hours. students crawled under their desks as instructed by teachers in the elementary school in the southern city of christ church. >>> europe's first north korean restaurant has closed after just eight months. a dispute between it's dutch emowner and it's employees -- the manager of the restaurant closed it earlier this month. he said he called police when staff tried to steal restaurant property last month. employees responded by trying to sue him over wages. the manager said he opened the restaurant to promote cultural experience but now he says that his workers were just using him to get visas, he says it's the last time he'll do business with north korea. >>> volunteer firemen from the evacuated district can't wait to return and get back on the job. but the evacuation order is still under veskt. however when the firefighters do return, they will be prepared. h
Sep 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
on when the worlds best mixologists met in new zealand. bartenders in the cocktail world cup are judged not only by their drink's taste, but their highly choreographed presentation as well. this year's theme was lab experiments, and the u.s. team won with its incredible hulk science gone wrong act. team u.s.a. included the first ever female winner. >>> at one boutique in france, per yeesion women are shopping for mr. right. a french dating website has opened a store where men dressed in quirky costumes posed in mock toy boxes. called adopt a guy, women can contact the men in the shop windows through the website or meet in a seating and drink area on the shop store. the men, they choose their own costumes, and they pose for passers by. okay. i just have one question about that. if you choose the wrong guy, can you return him to the store? >> i'm -- i mean, that's a questionable way to find -- i mean, isn't it easier to go online? go to a bar? >> maybe people -- >> that's lame. >> the idea of seeing them dressed up in quirky outfits perhaps. who knows. >> you have to be extremely in need
Sep 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
features a slightly larger breed of competitor. former new zealand rugby players mounted elephants to take on the defending champs from thailand. the competition was started in 2001 to support elephant welfare in thailand. after the opening match elephants were rewarded with a fruit and vegetable buffet for a game well played. yum. >>> one dog in argentina may just be the world's most loyal dog. six years after his owner's death, capitan will not leave his side. he can be seen wandering around the cemetery or sleeping near his owner's tomb. the owner's widow says capitan has made daily visits to the cemetery ever since the funeral six years ago truly making him man's best friend. >>> one hotel in mexico will have you think you're sleeping on a construction site. that's because the rooms are made from abandoned concrete drainage pipes. rooms are equipped with a queen size bed, a fan, lighting, and a glass doorway with a privacy curtain. measuring about 8 feet by 11 1/2 feet, rooms go for between 20 and 50 bucks a night. well, that sounds like a typical new york city hotel room. >> that's tr
Sep 16, 2012 5:30am PDT
new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 70% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. less expensive option than a traditional lawyer? at legalzoom you get personalized services for your family and your business that's 100% guaranteed. so go to today for personalized, affordable legal protection. for more on our show and our guest check out our website at and i hope you look for me on google+ at maria bartiromo. >>> earnings releases will be out for the second quarter from fedex, oracle and ge general mills among others and the u.n. general assembly session opens in new york. wednesday we will find out how many residential units began construction in august and the number of existing homes sold in the same mon
Sep 27, 2012 1:00pm PDT
whale. >> this rescue took about four hours off the coast of new zealand. one point they get excited because when they cut the rope a lot comes back into the boat. >> that was a magic box. >> oh, good. >> what a cool feeling it has to be to set free something that is just so much bigger than yourself. >> good job. >> good one. >> that was a good cut. >> this video is a little blurry but you see 77-year-old rose miranda loading up her car, doing shopping at walmart. and then you see an suv pull up right next to her out of the car gets some dude and walks past her. she continues to load up her car. she shuts her trunk. about to get into her car, that man we saw exiting the suv, walks back to where she is, and look at what he does. >> oh. >> what did he do? did he pull her on the ground? >> he grabbed her purse, but she held on to it. as he was yanking it away from her, he ended up dragging her on the pavement. he eventually got away. jumped in the suv and they were able to get away. meanwhile, rose is on the floor, she hit herself and ended up getting a cut on her chin and her head end
Sep 9, 2012 5:30am PDT
, impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 70% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. ♪ [ ukulele strumming ] ♪ [ folksy whistling ] [ man ] quitting is a fight you can't let yourself lose. it can take many tries. but keep trying, you will beat smoking. honey, you okay? yeah, i'm fine. ♪ [ ukulele ] >>> former president bill clinton and president obama were not exactly best of friends during the 2008 primary race, you may remember. but a lot has changed in four years as president clinton took center stage during a prime time address at the democratic national convention. and now the question is, will president obama's policies start to look like president clinton's in the next term? i talked to a man who know
Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT
bananas for roughly 59¢ per lb, that is a great deal. new zealand kayla apples on the market, i love these apples, sweep, loaded with flavor and nutritional value. you can find these apples for about a dollar and 49¢ per pound. there you go, this week's best buys, it fresh and stay healthy and save some money. i am your fresh grocer. >> from helmets to hard hats, the bay area program helping veterans get back to work, that story and more at 5:00. absolutely love this next story. >> it has to be a baby story. >> the baby is so cute. it was born in an unlikely location, a motor speedway in new hampshire. the mother had hoped to make it to a nearby hospital, and it quickly became apparent that there was not enough time for that because the baby apparently was impatient. >> he could not drive any faster and i was saying " i am not to make it ". i had a contraction and i stood up in the back seat on my knees facing the back and i said " i am not going to make it ". >> the speedway has awarded the baby to tickets to the,,
Sep 3, 2012 9:30am PDT
summer here in the u.s., so here's a little video to help us cool down. it's from new zealand. and this is at the red bull snow performance cam, where more than 25 world-class skiers and snowboarders showed up to basically have some fun. >> wow. that dude's got wings. >> yeah. >> yeah. >> it's hard to remember that there is snow on other parts of the planet south of the equator, even though we're still a little warm and toasty here. >> for ten days, these guys just went out there, they hit the slopes, the ramps to do some jumps, some cool tricks. all, of course, with the goal of improving their game and their skills and just progressing the sport in general. but i'm a little jealous. i love what they're doing. i wish i could do it. >> everything looks cooler in slow motion. i know we say it all the time, but this looks amazingly cool in slow motion. >> even at fast motion, these guys do some pretty hard-core tricks. that's amazing, no matter what speed it is. going to do it for this edition of "right this mite." thanks for spending time with us. we'll see you tomorrow.
Sep 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
today. this was in christ church, new zealand. first responders there, displaying american flags. they also said prayers for those who lost their lives. this is the fourth year that new zealand's fire service as well as the american club of christ church have held this public service marking 9/11. now, make sure you stay right here with ktvu for continuing live coverage of the 9/11 anniversary throughout "mornings on 2." we also have a list for you of the bay area remembrance events at our channel 2 website, go to it, look under. hot topics section. >>> 7:16. today, classrooms in chicago will be empty as thousands of public schoolteachers continue to strike for a second day. push >> what do we want! >> the strike has left the parents of about 350,000 children looking for alternative childcare options. teachers in a job dispute over job security and houp they will be evat waited. the -- evaluated. >>> a former oakland city employee is suing the city for wrongful termination. jeffrey baker says i was fired for the measure-y program last year for being a whistle- blower. t
Sep 18, 2012 9:00am PDT
anywhere to stay. >> this is the new zealand definition of couch surfing. tie a rope to an old couch, put your buddy on it, tie it to a truck and surf. >> it's a more literal translation of the phrase "couch surfing." >> it's not like they're in water. it seems like you would hit one rogue shell and go flying. >> it would be more fun in the summertime, a drink in your hand. >> i think this guy wants to give peace a chance. >> now that's some finger-licking food. oh, wait. that cat has got a fork. >> >>> this is a finnish football player, by football i mean soccer. he just blind folded himself. >> it wasn't just his eyes. >> his nose, too. >> who cares about breathing. >> right. >> and then he makes a penalty kick, waits for the signal, kicks. and totally scores the penalty kick. >> and there was a goalie there, too. he takes out the goalie. impressive, i will say, when you're dealing with a kick. sometimes it's a 50/50 shot you just kind of pick a side and if you're the goalie, he just gets the side. but he was blindfolded and had to find the ball to kick it. >> what's up with the goalie?
Sep 13, 2012 8:00pm PDT
's new zealand. one from china, one from korea, and one for the energy team. the world series regatta is the first for the ac 2012-2013 season. it will be happening primarily near the golden gate bridge with the america's cup village being hosted at marina green. the village will have -- be free to the public. there will be a lot that is going on there. specifically, amenities will include numerous food and beverage points, including the champagne lunch, the napa valley wine land, a beer garden, a big screen tv. there will be opportunities to pretend you are a sailor by participating in a trampoline that simulates working on an ac5 catamaran or doing a rope pull activity that allows you to become a sailor. it is amazing how much upper body strength that takes. there will be in america's cup exhibition and an america's cup healthy option project hosted in part by the bay institute. it will be very exciting. official racing will begin wednesday of next week with the finals on sunday, april 26. and we hope to see different folks there up in marine and green and around the waterfront. we'
Sep 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
workshop as well as in new wellington, new zealand. so we will be celebrating that. following that there's going to be a panel of stakeholders who have had firsthand experience in the december, 2011, western edition fires as well as those who are doing ongoing disaster preparedness up in diamond heights. i'm pleased to tell you that our support -- the funding for this particular program is coming from the california pacific medical center, who we've had a very, very good relationship with regarding disaster preparedness. and i gave all of you copies of the save the date card. if you want to pop your heads in, there's a registration card there. i'm sure that there will be enough food for everyone. >> thank you, michael. we're going to make this a regular feature of disaster council, where we let our community partners share what's going on next -- i guess july is our next council meeting. we're going to ask alessaadamo if she wants to come forward and share with us. last meeting we had the american red cross. so we will continue to do this. and we also -- and i didn't want to put the city
Sep 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
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Sep 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
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Sep 21, 2012 11:30pm PDT
the compound of one of the largest groups and set fire to the building. >>> in new zealand traditional warriors greeted the defense secretary today. he is there to repair a rist between the united states and new zealand. they have been at odds for 25 years offer the ban on nuclear weapons. now they have agreed to acknowledge their differences and move on. >>> in poland, low water levels have found treasures lost nearly four hundred years ago. they are recovering pieces of marble that were develop from the royal family by invaders in the mid17th century. the treasures were placed on a barge that sank but nobody knew where until now. >> gm issues a recall for half a million vehicles. >>> and. >> missed out last year. we are ready to go. >> new hope for the giants postseason. the excitement at at&t park and the big honor. >> and the big weekend here and the equinox is tomorrow. will it warm . >>> new, how about this? giants magic number now down to two and fans fired up tonight because the team could now potentially get the western division as early as tomorrow. for fans it's a repeat but with
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
more than a million people across new zealand took part in an earthquake drill. that exercise is designed to teach people to find cover and hold on to something stable when a quake strikes. that drill was held at schools, the zoo, parliament, and airports. new zealand is hit by thousands of quakes each year, most of them minor. in february of last year, a 6.3 magnitude quake hit the city of christchurch, killing 185 people. >>> 5:21. time for weather and traffic on the ones. storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson is here with our forecast for today. is it going to be a nice one, veronica? >> it's not going to be a bad day today. if i had to give a grade on what kind of day today is going to be, i'd give it a b minus. >> not that bad. >> we're going to have clouds around today, so it's not going to be nice and pretty as a couple of days have been. at least it's going to be milder too, including our start. take a look at the temperatures throughout the area. elk ridge, maryland, 60 degrees right now. great falls, virginia, currently at 63. severna park, maryland, 62. what's
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, professor? >> in new zealand. >> new zealand? >> yes, in the city of christ church which any american readers went to think about today is a city of 10,000 earthquakes over the last year which has gained some attention in the american media. that's where i grew up and went to undergraduate -- >> how did you end up here at the university of virginia? >> i was back and new zealand at the time teaching american history, mid-1980s to have a job here, which included the taskof running the papers of james madison, which was one of these definitive additions of the papers of the founding fathers of thomas jefferson, george washington and franklin. the madison papers are a part of that consortium. why don't you try to run this project and teach the history and together if they join the trier of youth. if you taught american history in new zealand what are the important things important should know about history? >> i will give you an example of the conception that i had done the sort of thing you ought to deal with television having an impact on the society because they are the major producer
Sep 13, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> plus indonesia, new zealand and even the bank of korea hold rates steady as policymakers wait to see what comes out of washington. >> so welcome to today's show. another bric on the road with the dutch election. >> i have to say the european events we were worried about heading into the week, for the most part, it's check the box. it wasn't a catastrophe. center right party probably means a pro european attitude. >> and then will the fed check the box today. >> this is the question. plenty to get through on today's program. pro europe party's leader will be in the hague to discuss the outcome of those elections. and five is finally alive. apple showed off the new iphone. we'll get reaction from hong kong. >> the swiss national bank keeps its cap on the franc, but trims back growth forecast. we'll get a view from zurich. plus we'll speak to one economist in the u.s. about the case for and against more stimulus. >> waiting on 5 and wait to see on qe-3. a lot of alliteration going on here. meanwhile shares lower on bae as reaction from the street piles up. analysts at barclays have take
Sep 21, 2012 7:00am PDT
was pregnant. >> the new zealand herald reports they lifted a ban on new zealand navy ships visiting bases. it started when new zealand ban that from their territory so american warships couldn't enter their ports. >> the denver posts says they have given up the fight to see a notebook that colorado movie shooting suspect james holmes mailed to his psychiatrist. it reportedly contained plans for the attack. prosecutors say the legal battle over doctor/patient privilege would have delayed the case. >> the new mapping software, apple maps released this week replaces google maps. there have been worldwide complaints because of mistakes, landmarks and businesses have the wrong labels and cities have >> announcer: this is sponsored by dove, deep moisture body watch. now with our gentlist cleansers ever. >>> a mexican murder trial drags on for months and the defendant said they produced no evidence that he killed his wife. >> i am looking around, waiting for someone to stand up and say okay, well we got the wrong guy. let's get him out there was. that doesn't happen. >> this morning we'll hear w
Sep 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
thing ever happened. >> host: where did you grow up, professor. >> guest: in new zealand in the city of christ church, which now today, you think of that's the city having 10,000 earthquakes over the last year that gained attention in the american media, but that's where i grew up and went to undergraduate. >> host: how did you end up at the university of virginia? >> guest: well, they offered me a job. i was back in new zeal land at the time teaching american history, in the 1980s, they offered me a job here which included the task of running the papers of james madison which was one of the definitive editions of the papers of the founding fathers. there's a number of them going on, papers of john adams, thomas jefferson, george washington, benjamin franklin, and the madison papers are part of that consortium, using that word to describe that, comprehensive papers of the founding fathers, and i had written on madison and this war and the university of virginia said, well, why don't you come and run the project and teach for us in the history department. looks like you're an anthropo
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in computer and government planning and works for the new zealand government. my mother does have -- my gut -- my mother does love to have a solid the same time and say, i meet myke tyou to children, dr. turner, dr. turner, dr. turner -- [laughter] it is nice that that came about so well. that came about because she said that my siblings were all serving the community and the people in a way that i was not. my response was that, if i get the kind of work i intend to and the amount of access, you know, to the world, i will have more impact and i will change more .ives than they will pa now, that was a bit of a defensive remark from a 20-year- old kid, ok? [laughter] i was not putting them down. but i think there's a great deal, whether it is the choice of material that i may, whether women who fight, i have never done very well to choose a victim -- never will. [laughter] i think that the body of work over the years speaks up. ok. [applause] >> a question here on any device on how to let children go. >> that is a tough one. never! never let them go! don't do it! [laughter] you got that from
Sep 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
several rare miniature cattle from his ranch. he says his ranch is the only place outside of new zealand where this type of cattle is raised. they have raised them since the late 1800's. >> when we get a look at the roadways >> if you are on the bay bridge, not a good thing >> everything is looking okay, no metering lights but they will likely be turned on here very shortly because it is starting to stack up. once again, across the upper deck, things are pretty good heading into san francisco. we're watching a couple of problems spots right now. it is starting to stack up now on westbound 80 as you head across crop it. you'll find brake lights through hercules and all the way through panel. 23 minutes from the cardenas bridge to the maze. also some pretty heavy conditions through the altamont pass. the nimitz looks ok closer towards the oakland coliseum but this accident is just coming in through the maze. southbound 880 we have an accident blocking the center lane so some slight delays in that area. if you're heading south, here is a live look. headlights are moving southbound and that
Sep 19, 2012 4:30pm PDT
, australia and new zealand, will be doing better, so we like the currency there as well. >> tom: i want to bring you back to interest rate versus bond price, because the capital gains we've seen with these bond funds have been great for investors, but again for that need for a monthly income, how do you approach this market for the rest of the year. >> it is a challenging market. when you look at the yield on corporate bonds though relative to treasuries, you've still got a decent pickup. investment grade bopds are yielding around 3% or so, and on the high yield side you're picking up six. now that is skinny in terms o where they've been historically, but that's a good pickup for now, and i like that. i just wouldn't want to be spending new money on the new issues that we're seeing. one way to get the up side that you're seeing in the equity market is with our high yield exposure we're using convertible bonds so, that gives us some of that up side. >> tom: all right, thinking creatively, living out box when it comes to fixed income, our guest, kathleen gaffney of loom is sails bond fund
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